Address: 1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214
The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) is one of the nation's leading science centers and a featured attraction located along Portland’s waterfront. Lean back and gaze upon the milky way in their planetarium, practice chemistry in their lab, sink down into their submarine, or tour one of their many rotating exhibits.
Address: 1219 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97205
The Portland Art Museum's mission is to engage and enrich diverse communities through the presentation, interpretation, and conservation of art and film. Take an afternoon to admire fine art and sculpture, then discuss and gather at the café behind the museum.
Address: 426 SE. Grand Ave., Portland, OR 97214
Next Adventure is Portland's alternative outdoor store. Find the best selection of apparel, climbing, kayaking, paddling, snowboarding, skiing, hiking and camping gear as well as rentals for all of your outdoor activities.
Address: 624 SE. 7th Ave., Portland, OR 97214
Local outpost specializing in sales & rental of gear for paddle sports such as kayaking & rafting. Strap on a life jacket then paddle down the Willamette River. Examine the bridges from underneath, wave at the sailboats cruising by, and admire the city of Portland from the water.
Address: 117 NW 2nd Ave., Portland, OR 97204
A full-service bike shop that also offers rentals, repairs, and awesome themed tours of the city, Cycle Portland is a must if you’re inclined to push the pedals in PDX. Show up hungry and take the Foodie Field Trip tour, which spans 7-8 miles and hits several local hotspots, or rent a set of wheels and set out on your own path — they have everything from easy-going e-bikes to uber-hip single speeds.
Address: 910 NW 10th Ave, Portland, OR 97209
BurnCycle is a local fitness favorite — a signature 45-minute indoor cycling workout that incorporates drills to target your entire body. They’re all about community and positivity, so show up for this low-impact, high-intensity workout with a smile on your face, and you’ll be met with endless words of encouragement, and you’ll leave feeling like a million bucks — body and soul.
Address: 115 NW 5th Ave., Portland, OR 97204
Welcome to the West Coast’s premier retro arcade, with two stories of classic video games, pinball machines, a full bar, yummy eats, and live music. Play Atari and Nintendo Classic games from your youth while you snack on Frito pie and sip Montucky Cold Snacks. And if you’re lucky, you may even get to take part in a pinball tournament with some serious paddle pros.
Address: 1624 NW Glisan St, Portland, OR 97209
A remodeled evangelical mission theater owned by Portland’s favorite restaurant chain, McMenamins (pronounced mehk·meh·nuh·mehnz, try saying that five times fast). Munch on crispy Cajun tater tots and sip on a rich and malty dark beer while viewing entertaining shows.